Elektron Octatrack MII vs Octatrack MKI – A Deeper Look Beyond the Bullet Points

This rather lengthy post offers a comparison of the original Octatrack vs the Octatrack MKII from my perspective as a long-time Octatrack user. The PDF manual isn't online yet and I wanted to get beyond the marketing bullet points so I swapped some messages with Elektron support (excellent responses and response times btw) to get … Continue reading Elektron Octatrack MII vs Octatrack MKI – A Deeper Look Beyond the Bullet Points

New Single & Video: “Space-Time Distortion Near Track Number 8”

Sometimes when gear acquisition syndrome calls, I take a pause in the action and recommit myself to the gear I already own. I was recently kind of lusting after something bleepy and and perhaps an analogish instrument with self-contained sequencing. Then I thought, hey, I can just live sequence the Nord Lead 4 slots from … Continue reading New Single & Video: “Space-Time Distortion Near Track Number 8”

Video: Aalto + Saturn Distortion on Surface Pro 4 vs Octatrack

Watch a video of my  experiments with Surface Pro 4 as a performance and sound design instrument continue. I'm expanding my search for plugins that are pen friendly. FabFilter Saturn is pretty fantastic with the pen. That goes for Timeless 2 and Volcano 2 as well. https://youtu.be/Fd1oqfnWaQA

How to Run Your Elektron Octatrack (and Other Elektron Gear or Gear that Runs on DC) on Battery Power with the Tekkeon myPower ALL Plus MP3450i

Almost immediately after buying my Octatrack I wanted to go mobile with it. I saw a post on the old Elektron-User forum where a user BIRDSINBRANCHES mentioned the Tekkeon myPower ALL Plus MP3450i Battery. I picked one up at B&H fro $139. Options The unit ships with a little bag of 5 tips (you can … Continue reading How to Run Your Elektron Octatrack (and Other Elektron Gear or Gear that Runs on DC) on Battery Power with the Tekkeon myPower ALL Plus MP3450i

Elektron Holiday Sale – 15% Off Octatrack, Machinedrum, and Monomachine Till December 23rd

Elektron is offer 15% off of Elektron Holiday Sale – 15% Off Octatrack, Machinedrum, and Monomachine Till December 23rd. More here http://www.elektron.se/online-shop. ------- Mark Mosher Electronic/Experimental Music Artist, Boulder, CO Synthesist | Composer | Keyboardist | Performer Synth Geek Blog: https://modulatethis.com/ Artist Site: http://www.MarkMosherMusic.com